[Noisebridge-discuss] g4 laptop looking for good home

Brian Morris cymraegish at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 19:48:59 PST 2011


if you want to use it as is with Tiger, I strongly reccommend getting the
patched browser TenFourFox = current firefox with g4 optimizing (the
current ff is not supported tiger anymore)


On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 7:25 PM, rachel lyra hospodar
<rachelyra at gmail.com>wrote:

> The occupation could use a public computer really bad... but it would have
> to be bolted to something. Are you open to this kind of use??
>
> mediumreality.com
> On Nov 22, 2011 7:12 PM, "Larry Ogrodnek" <ogrodnek at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I have an old 12" G4 mac laptop (circa 2003, running OS X 10.4
>> [Tiger]) that needs a good home.  It (was) a great little machine, and
>> I feel like someone must have a use for it.  It has built-in ethernet
>> and wifi.
>>
>> Most mac software from the last few years will probably not run on it
>> (likely to be intel only), but if you need something for just
>> web/email... Or some other project in mind where you just need a
>> terminal or something... maybe it will work for you.
>>
>> It's a little slow and does get hot (as these macbooks did).
>>
>> Ubuntu stopped supporting G4 builds a couple of years ago, so you may
>> also have a hard time getting it to run linux (at least ubuntu
>> anyway).
>>
>> I also have an old iSight (firewire) video camera to go with it, and
>> various adapters to get VGA and RCA video out from the laptop.
>>
>> if you can use it, it's yours.
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